bureau de change

[ by-roh duh-shahnzh ]

noun,plural bu·reaux de change [by-roh duh-shahnzh]. /bü roʊ dəˈʃɑ̃ʒ/. French.
  1. an office where money can be exchanged.

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How to use bureau de change in a sentence

  • So they bade him good day and took their way back to the bureau de change.

    Command | William McFee
  • Thus we have "employment bureau," and can get English money for foreign at a "bureau de change."

    Stories That Words Tell Us | Elizabeth O'Neill

British Dictionary definitions for bureau de change

bureau de change

/ (ˈbjʊərəʊ də ˈʃɒnʒ) /

  1. a place where foreign currencies can be exchanged

Origin of bureau de change

C20: from French, literally: office of exchange

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